Green-Left Coalition and Tomislav Tomašević take a lead in the first round of local elections in Zagreb

According to the still unofficial results of the local elections in Croatia, the support received by the green-left coalition We can! (Možemo!) announces changes on the political scene of the neighbouring country.

According to the still unofficial results of the local elections in Croatia, the support received by the green-left coalition We can! (Možemo!) announces changes on the political scene of the neighbouring country.

Tatlin's Tower, the project for the Monument to the Third International; Photo: Aurelien Guichard / Flickr

An internationalist collective endeavor in times of rising instability: discussing the Eastern European Left Media Network

How much do we Eastern Europeans know about each other? What kind of information can we acquire about each others' local context? Where is this information produced, in what language and based on what political views and underlying ideologies?

How much do we Eastern Europeans know about each other? What kind of information can we acquire about each others’ local context? Where is this information produced, in what language and based on what political views and underlying ideologies?

Sarah Leonard: Developing sharp, well-informed leftists is as important a role for magazines as publishing left ideas

Sarah Leonard is a journalist and editor of several left-leaning magazines and online magazines, which are becoming more and more common in the United States. Together with Bhaskar Sunkara, she edited a collection of essays entitled: "The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century". We met Sarah in Belgrade last year on her journey through Southeast Europe, and we renewed the conversation during the past few months marked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Sarah Leonard is a journalist and editor of several left-leaning magazines and online magazines, which are becoming more and more common in the United States. Together with Bhaskar Sunkara, she edited a collection of essays entitled: “The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century”. We met Sarah in Belgrade last year on her journey through Southeast Europe, and we renewed the conversation during the past few months marked by the coronavirus pandemic.

In Search Of a Base: The Democratic Party and the US Election

Trump's victory in the 2016 elections accelerated the destabilization of the party system in the United States. In practice, the Democrats split into three groups, each with its own vision for rebuilding the party base. With Biden's candidacy, the future of the Democrats remains uncertain, as do the electoral possibilities of the American left within the given framework of electoral policy.

Trump’s victory in the 2016 elections accelerated the destabilization of the party system in the United States. In practice, the Democrats split into three groups, each with its own vision for rebuilding the party base. With Biden’s candidacy, the future of the Democrats remains uncertain, as do the electoral possibilities of the American left within the given framework of electoral policy.

Party of the Radical Left founded

The Party of the Radical Left (PRL) was formed by transforming the Social Democratic Union, whose members adopted the new political Programme, the Declaration of Workers' Rights, as well as the necessary statutory changes, at the 12th regular congress. According to the programme, the PRL will "fight for a socialist society based on equality, solidarity, freedom, democracy, internationalism, anti-imperialism and anti-fascism, a society in which people will be more important than profit".

The Radical Left Party (Partija radikalne levice, PRL) was formed by transforming the Social Democratic Union, whose members adopted the new political Programme, the Declaration of Workers’ Rights, as well as the necessary statutory changes, at the 12th regular congress. According to the programme, the PRL will “fight for a socialist society based on equality, solidarity, freedom, democracy, internationalism, anti-imperialism and anti-fascism, a society in which people will be more important than profit”.